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  •  Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group celebrate 20 years
    Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group celebrated their 20 year anniversary with a series of workshops, a symposium...and cake! The Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility Group (CGF) (formerly the Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group) is concerned with the systematic evaluation of the management and treatment of menstrual disorders and…
    April 19 2016
  • Join us for a Cochrane Twitter chat
    #cochraneauthor Liz Wager joined us for a Twitter to chat to discuss new Cochrane Review on Interventions to prevent misconduct and promote integrity in research and publication. Read an interview with Cochrane authors Liz Wager and Ana Marusic in Retraction Watch Date: Wednesday 20 April 2016 Time: 2:00pm BST for one hour Curators: Liz Wager…
    April 19 2016
  • Blogshots
    Sarah Chapman is a knowledge broker at Cochrane UK. She writes and edits their weekly blog, Evidently Cochrane, and helps to shares Cochrane evidence across social media platforms. It’s nine months since we started experimenting with blogshots as a way to share evidence. You can read more about how we developed them in this blog post: http://www…
    April 15 2016
  • Cochrane Steering Group
    Please find below the main decisions by the Cochrane Steering Group (CSG) from the London meeting. If you have any questions about these decisions, please contact your Steering Group Representative. The full minutes will be available soon. Cochrane Canada Decision: The CSG expressed continued support for Cochrane Canada and appreciation for the…
    April 14 2016
  • The Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre organises a Conference on Clinical Appropriateness, 21-22 April
    The Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre and the Clinical Epidemiology Service of the Hospital of Sant Pau will hold a conference of CIBERESP (CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública; Biomedical Research Networking Centres of Epidemiology and Public Health) on 21-22 April  2016. The focus of the conference will be on 'Research to Improve Appropriateness…
    April 14 2016
  • Preventing overdiagnosis - from Barcelona to Seoul
    Dr Ray Moynihan is Senior Research Fellow at Bond University and co-chair of the scientific committee for the international Preventing Overdiagnosis conference taking place in Barcelona in September 2016. In this blog post he invites you to Barcelona, and explores the growing interest within Cochrane in tackling the problem of too much medicine –…
    April 14 2016
  • Swiss students share their experience at Cochrane's Colloquium
    Alain Amstutz, Elina Christes, Jérémy Glasner, Alen Hascic, and  Patrick Schmitt attended the last  Cochrane Colloquium. They shared information about Cochrane and their experience in the National Journal of Swiss Medical Students recently. This journal is distributed in all six medical faculties of Switzerland at the beginning of the semester.…
    April 12 2016
  • Cochrane Steering Group agenda and open access papers available
    The agenda and open access papers for the Cochrane Steering Group (CSG) meeting to be held in London on the 7th and 8th April 2016 are now available to view online, for information only. The Steering Group is the elected Board of Trustees for The Cochrane Collaboration. If you would like to comment on an item then you should contact your Steering…
    April 1 2016
  • Speaking to students about Cochrane
    Reposted, with permission, from Cochrane Canada. Cochrane Canada’s Knowledge Broker, Eileen Vilis, shares more about her recent presentation to students and offers tips to other Cochrane groups.  Cochrane Canada was again invited to speak to the dental hygiene students and staff at the Canadian National Institute of Health in Ottawa about…
    March 30 2016
  • Clinical research is wasted when systematic reviews fail to provide a complete and up-to-date evidence synthesis: Cochrane team proposes a new approach
    An innovative analysis from a team of Cochrane France researchers suggests that systematic reviews of multiple treatments provide a fragmented, out-of-date panorama of the available evidence. These findings question the current approach to synthesizing evidence and suggest that it does not fully address the needs of patients and clinicians. The…
    March 22 2016
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